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can gerd manifest as a heart attack? also can reflux happen without feeling the burning sensation in the chest?

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Dr. Christopher Conti
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
GERD: Yes, many GERD symptoms mimic symptoms associated w/ angina/heart attack; resulting in countless ED visits annually. Symptoms other than 'burning' including discomfort in mid-back, left shoulder blade, nausea, dizziness, sweating; are common.
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